Windows, Doors and Sealed Units

Poor installation, years of hard use, shifting foundations and seasonal warping can often force windows and doors to become out of square with their frames, resulting in energy loss up to 25% in your home. In Canada’s climate, this means higher energy bills for you.

Eligibility

To qualify for a rebate, Applicants must receive a City of Medicine Hat residential Electric and/or Natural Gas utility statement in their name, in addition to all other eligibility criteria listed under Determine eligibility on the Existing Homes Incentive Program main page.


Criteria

To qualify, each window must have a U-Factor rating between 1.05 and 1.22 W/m²K. The U-Factor is the rate of heat transfer from warm to cold areas. The lower the number, the more efficient the product.


Rebate amount

Rebates amounts are per rough opening; windows are also based on the U-Factor of the new installed unit.

  • $100 for new doors
  • $125 (1.14 ≤ 1.22 W/m²K)
  • $150 (1.05 ≤ 1.13 W/m²K)

Maximum rebate: $2,500


Required documentation

Receipts

All receipts and invoices must be dated between January 1 and December 31, 2022 and include:

  • A detailed description of the project/purchase*
  • For each installed unit, include:
    • Manufacturer Name
    • Model/Series number
    • U-Factor value (W/m²K) for windows
  • Total costs

Proof of payment is required for each receipt/invoice.

If details are not available on receipts/invoices, you must provide product information that clearly shows the product number, description and Program eligibility. This information can be obtained from either the retailer or the manufacturer’s website.

Other rebates

Confirmation of rebate amounts received, or to be received, from complementary municipal, provincial, and/or federal government programs.

 

Learn how to apply

Frequently asked questions

How much energy will I save by upgrading the windows in my home?

Refer to the Renovation Upgrade Report provided by your energy advisor.

What are sealed window units?

Sealed window units are part of an advanced glazing system that features two or more sheets of glass separated by an adhesive spacer and filled with air, argon, or krypton. The whole unit is then sealed along the edges to prevent a vacuum or gas from leaking.